Definition: O. Vogt term denoting several regions of the cerebral cortex, in particular the olfactory cortex and the hippocampus, characterized by fewer cell layers than are found in the isocortex.
Synonym(s): heterotypic cortex
[allo- + L. cortex, bark (cortex)]
See Also: cerebral cortex
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